Great Torrington

You can find out lots of information about the Great Torrington area by choosing one of the options below. Alternatively, if you would like to leave a comment you can do so at the bottom of the page.


Local Data

Area Profile
This profile pulls together information from a number of sources – both local and national. To ensure the profile is as up to date as possible the data are collected directly from the various websites each day. This might mean that the page takes a while to load. 
Mosaic Profile
Experian produce a dataset called Mosaic which describes the characteristics of people and households in the area. This profile explores these data in more detail.

Local News

Latest news headlines from around the area


From local newspapers

Huge appetite at North Devon Foodfest From North Devon Gazette
Town celebrates ‘best ever’ food festival in Barnstaple Pannier Market.

How to stay safe this Halloween From North Devon Gazette
If you’re going trick or treating, following our guide to staying safe and having fun…

Plans submitted for 750 new homes in Bideford From North Devon Gazette
Developer Bloor Homes submits proposals for 750 new homes, school and care facility off Clovelly Roa…

Game Of Thrones star Kit Harington interviewed by Barnstaple schoolgirl about his role in new film Testament Of Youth From This is North Devon
A FILM-MAD schoolgirl had an exclusive one-to-one interview with heartthrob actor Kit Harington, bes…

​What times is Strictly Come Dancing on? Watch video preview From This is North Devon
WEEK five of Strictly sees the competition intensify as the 12 remaining couples hit the dance floor…

What time is Homeland on on Sunday? Video preview From This is North Devon
In Episode three of Homeland, titled ‘Shalwar Kameez’, Carrie ventures to create a delicate alliance…


Your Local Councillors

Below are links to your local councils’ contact pages. You can also find information about your local County Councillors.


Local Councils
Devon County Council
Torridge District Council
Local County Councillor areas
Bideford East
Torrington Rural


Local Services

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